Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Medical Schools Initiatives in Military Medicine

from the inbox:

Today, as part of First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden’s Joining Forces initiative, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) committed to creating a new generation of doctors, medical schools, and research facilities that will make sure our heroes and their families receive the care worthy of their sacrifice.  Recognizing veterans, service members and their families’ dedication and commitment, 130 schools associated with the AAMC and AACOM pledged to leverage their missions in education, research, and clinical care to train the nation’s physicians to meet the unique health care needs of the military and veterans communities. 

The Pennsylvania institutions mentioned in the press release:

·         Commonwealth Medical College
·         Drexel University College of Medicine
·         Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
·         Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
·         Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
·         Penn State University College of Medicine
·         Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
·         Temple University School of Medicine
·         University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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